New Mexico Education in 2050, an E-short edition from New Mexico 2050, addresses a fundamental issue impacting the future of New Mexico: education. Veronica C. García, a lifelong educator, an education policy expert, and a passionate education advocate, outlines the central concerns and illustrates why New Mexicans must improve and invest more generously in education outcomes.
Veronica C. García, EdD, has been a New Mexico schoolteacher, principal, superintendent, and state cabinet secretary of public education. She has received numerous awards, including the National Governors’ Association Award for Excellence in State Government, New Mexico Superintendent of the Year, and the Lifetime Achievement Award in Education from Hispanic magazine. She is presently executive director of New Mexico Voices for Children.
Former US Senator Fred Harris is a professor emeritus of political science at the University of New Mexico, where he directs the UNM Fred Harris Congressional Internship Program. He has produced nineteen nonfiction books on public policy, politics, and government, including the coedited Locked in the Poorhouse: Cities, Race, and Poverty in the United States.